San Francisco police arrest suspect in BB gun shooting at playground 

A suspect was arrested in connection to the shooting of a BB gun into a playground at St. Mary's Park on Sunday.

One person was struck by a pellet around 10:10 a.m. Police were called. The victim gave a description of the suspects, and a worker who witnessed the shooting said he was willing to sign a citizen’s arrest against the person he saw pull the trigger, police said.

A few minutes later, police detained several suspects. Both the witness and victim positively identified one of them. The victim also signed a citizen’s arrest and the suspect was cited for battery, police said.

The suspect’s identity was not immediately available.

maldax@sfexaminer.com

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